Iowa Events

“Governing Under the Influence” is a non-partisan education project of the American Friends Service Committee. that questioned presidential candidates on the issue of #whoprofits from war and incarceration in the months leading up to the Iowa Caucuses and NH Primary.  Our event listings were posted to enable activists, voters, and journalists to make the candidates easier to find. 

Date Time Name Candidate(s) Venuesort descending City
Sat 01/30/2016 3:30pm Donald J. Trump Visit Donald Trump Clinton Middle School Clinton View
Wed 05/06/2015 12:30pm Gov. Huckabee tours Clow Valve Mike Huckabee Clow Valve Oskaloosa View
Fri 05/29/2015 8:00am Hy-Vee business owner/employee breakfast Rick Santorum Club Room, HyVee Council Bluffs View
Wed 11/11/2015 12:30pm Atlantic Town Hall Meeting Jeb Bush Coca-Cola Bottling Company Atlantic View
Mon 10/12/2015 2:00pm The Iowa 10,000 Tour Rand Paul Coe College Cedar Rapids View
Fri 09/04/2015 7:00pm Cedar Rapids Town Meeting Bernie Sanders Coe College Cedar Rapids View
Mon 11/30/2015 10:30am ACT & Iowa Assoc. of Independent Colleges & Universities Candidate Forum with John Kasich John Kasich Coe College, Dows Fine Arts Center Cedar Rapids View
Tue 06/09/2015 10:00am Iowa Falls Town Hall Rick Santorum Coffee Attic Iowa Falls View
Mon 12/28/2015 2:00pm Hardin County New Leadership Forum Martin O'Malley Coffee Attic Iowa Falls View
Sat 12/05/2015 5:00pm Meet and Greet with Chris Christie Chris Christie Coffee Attic & Book Cellar Iowa Falls View
Sat 07/11/2015 10:00am Meet and Greet with Rick Perry Rick Perry Coffee Connection Knoxville View
Mon 01/25/2016 9:00am Town Hall Rick Santorum Coffee Corner Washington View
Sat 02/21/2015 6:30pm Bernie Sanders at Story County Democratic Party Soup Supper Bernie Sanders Collegiate United Methodist Church Ames View
Tue 12/16/2014 12:00pm Town Meeting Bernie Sanders Collegiate United Methodist Church Ames View
Sat 05/16/2015 9:00am Paul Meet & Greet Rand Paul Comfort Suites Burlington View
Thu 01/21/2016 7:00pm 'We The People" Townhall Ben Carson Community Center Atlantic View
Fri 11/20/2015 6:30pm Presidential Family Forum Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Des Moines View
Wed 08/12/2015 7:30pm Pints and Politics Rick Santorum Confluence Brewing Des Moines View
Sat 09/05/2015 7:00pm Pints and Politics Martin O'Malley Confluence Brewing Des Moines View
Tue 01/26/2016 6:45pm Fairfield Town Hall Ted Cruz Convention Center Fairfield View
Sat 08/29/2015 12:00pm SOLO Counties Meet and Greet Martin O'Malley Cook's Cafe Sheldon View
Thu 04/09/2015 7:30pm Martin O'Malley in Beaverdale Martin O'Malley Cooney's Tavern Beaverdale Des Moines View
Wed 11/11/2015 6:00pm Tell it like it is Town Hall Chris Christie Coralville American Legion Coralville View
Mon 01/18/2016 2:45pm Meet and Greet with Marco Rubio Marco Rubio Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Coralville View
Tue 01/12/2016 8:30am Jeb! Town Hall Jeb Bush Coralville Public Library Coralville View
Sun 12/13/2015 2:15pm Round Table Discussion with Veterans Bernie Sanders Cornell College Mount Vernon View
Mon 10/12/2015 4:00pm The Iowa 10,000 Tour Rand Paul Cornell College Mt Vernon View
Wed 10/07/2015 10:00am Mount Vernon Community Forum Hillary Clinton Cornell College Mt Vernon View
Tue 10/20/2015 3:30pm Mark Everson Town Hall Meeting Mark Everson Cornell College, Thomas Commons, Hedges Conf. room Mt Vernon View
Wed 01/20/2016 3:00pm Town Hall hosted by Cornell College Republicans Carly Fiorina Cornell College-Thomas Commons-Orange carpet Mount Vernon View
Sun 01/25/2015 3:00pm Siouxland Rally for Life Rick Santorum Cornerstone World Outreach Siox City View
Fri 06/26/2015 8:30am Adams County GOP Meet & Greet w/ Dr. Ben Carson Ben Carson Corning Opera House Corning View
Tue 09/01/2015 8:30am Corning Town Hall Meeting Rick Santorum Corning Opera House Corning View
Mon 08/17/2015 5:30pm Boots & BBQ Bash Carly Fiorina Cottonwood Barn Kimballton View
Tue 04/21/2015 11:30am Fiorina Meet & Greet Carly Fiorina Council Bluffs Library Council Bluffs View
Thu 04/09/2015 12:30pm Jim Webb Meet and Greet Jim Webb Council Bluffs Library Council Bluffs View
Fri 06/19/2015 9:15am Town Hall Meeting Ted Cruz Council Bluffs Public Library Council Bluffs View
Thu 01/07/2016 10:30am Meet & Greet Rand Paul Council Bluffs Public Library Council Bluffs View
Fri 07/17/2015 12:00pm Americans for Peace, Prosperity and Security (APPS) Iowa National Security Forum Lindsey Graham Council Chambers Room-Veterans Memorial Building Cedar Rapids View
Wed 01/27/2016 6:00pm Town Hall Meeting with Gov. Chris Christie Chris Christie Courtside Bar & Grill Dubuque View
Fri 01/29/2016 4:30pm Canvass Launch in Crawford County Martin O'Malley Crawford County Abstract Denison View
Sun 09/27/2015 1:00pm Des Moines Youth Summit Bernie Sanders Creative Visions Des Moines View
Fri 01/08/2016 5:45pm Cruzin to Caucus Town Hall Ted Cruz Cresco Telewut Cresco View
Sun 08/30/2015 8:00pm "Politics and Pie" Town Hall Meeting Rick Santorum Creston Family Restaurant Creston View
Mon 06/08/2015 6:00pm Crawford County Republican Party Rick Santorum Cronk Restaurant Denison View
Wed 09/02/2015 12:00pm Lunch with Gov. Jindal Bobby Jindal Cronk's Denison View
Wed 08/26/2015 12:00pm Denison Meet and Greet Scott Walker Cronk's Cafe Denison View
Tue 04/21/2015 6:15pm Carly at Cronk's Cafe Carly Fiorina Cronk's Cafe Denison View
Fri 06/19/2015 7:15pm Denison Town Hall Meeting Ted Cruz Cronk's Cafe Denison View
Tue 01/12/2016 12:00pm Denison Town Hall Carly Fiorina Cronk's Cafe Denison View
Mon 01/11/2016 2:15pm "We The People" Townhall Ben Carson Cronk's Restaurant & Lounge Denison View
Mon 12/07/2015 9:00am Religious Liberty Town Hall Meeting Rick Santorum Cronks Cafe Denison View
Sat 06/20/2015 11:00am Celebrate the 2nd Amendment Shooting Range with Sen. Ted Cruz Ted Cruz CrossRoads Shooting Sports Johnston View
Tue 05/19/2015 2:00pm "Hope to Higher Ground" p.4 Mike Huckabee Crossroads Shooting Sports Johnston View
Sun 01/17/2016 3:00pm Stand with Rand Shooting Range Event Rand Paul Crossroads Shooting Sports Johnston View
Fri 12/04/2015 3:00pm 2nd Amendment Event Ted Cruz Crossroads Shooting Sports Johnston View
Fri 09/18/2015 1:45pm Warren County Meet & Greet Lindsey Graham Crouse Cafe Indianola View
Wed 08/26/2015 6:30pm CFP Cushing Town Hall hosted by the Iowa Federation of Republican Women Carly Fiorina Cushing Fire Department Cushing View
Sat 07/18/2015 9:00am 4th annual Family Leadership Summit Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry , Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Ben Carson, Lindsey Graham Cy Stephens Auditorium Ames View
Sat 01/23/2016 4:30pm Hard Hats for Hillary Event Hillary Clinton Danceland Ballroom Davenport View
Sat 01/30/2016 2:15pm Cruzin' to Caucus Ted Cruz Darrell's Place Hamlin View
Wed 08/26/2015 7:00pm Campaign Stop Scott Walker Darrell's Place Hamlin View
Mon 06/08/2015 2:00pm Darrell's Place retail event Rick Santorum Darrell's Place Hamlin View
Tue 07/14/2015 9:00am Charles City Meet and Greet with Rick Perry Rick Perry Dave's Restaurant Charles City View
Sat 01/16/2016 12:00pm "We The People" Townhall Ben Carson Dave's Restaurant Charles City View
Sat 01/23/2016 1:30pm Volunteer Canvass Launch Bernie Sanders Davenport Field Office Davenport View
Sun 12/13/2015 6:00pm Meet and Greet Bernie Sanders Davenport Field Office Davenport View
Mon 01/25/2016 11:30am Town Hall Rick Santorum Davenport Library-Fairmount Davenport View
Fri 01/08/2016 5:15pm O'Malley Unplugged: New Leadership Tour Stop Martin O'Malley Davenport UFCW Local 431 Davenport View
Thu 10/15/2015 6:00pm Believe Again Town Hall Series Featuring Bobby Jindal Bobby Jindal Daveport Elks Lodge #298 Davenport View
Tue 06/16/2015 8:00am Breakfast and Q&A Jim Webb Davis Brown Law Firm (13th floor) Des Moines View
Tue 01/26/2016 3:00pm Bloomfield Town Hall Ted Cruz Davis County Historical Society Complex Bloomfield View
Mon 08/17/2015 6:30pm Marco Rubio Family Picnic Marco Rubio Dean Park Ankeny View
Fri 09/11/2015 3:00pm Walker Meet & Greet Scott Walker Decker Hotel Maquoketa View
Tue 01/05/2016 3:00pm Fort Dodge Town Hall Marco Rubio Decker Truck Line Fort Dodge View
Fri 07/17/2015 6:30pm Meet and Greet in Fort Dodge with Marco Rubio Marco Rubio Decker Truck Line, Inc. Fort Dodge View
Wed 01/06/2016 8:30am Manufacturing Jobs for Iowa - Town Hall Meeting Mike Huckabee DECO Manufacturing Decorah View
Sat 01/30/2016 11:00am Manchester Volunteer Rally Bernie Sanders Delaware County Fairgrounds (Community Center) Manchester View
Wed 04/08/2015 TBD Trump Q&A at the Airport Donald Trump Des Moines Airport Des Moines View
Sun 09/06/2015 1:00pm AFSCME Town Hall Hillary Clinton Des Moines Area Community College Newton View
Fri 10/02/2015 12:00pm Healthcare Townhall with Dr. Ben Carson Ben Carson Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny View
Fri 07/03/2015 10:00am O'Malley DMACC Ankeny Event Martin O'Malley Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Wind Turbine Technology Center Building 3E Ankeny View
Sat 07/25/2015 9:30am DMACC Town Hall Meeting with Chris Christie Chris Christie Des Moines Area Community College Automotive Lab, Building 13 Ankeny View
Thu 04/09/2015 9:00am NICHE Homeschool Day at the Capitol Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee Des Moines Capitol Des Moines View
Wed 08/26/2015 12:00pm Gov. Pataki Bull Moose Club George Pataki Des Moines Embassy Club Des Moines View
Wed 06/24/2015 12:30pm Bull Moose Club June Luncheon John Kasich Des Moines Embassy Club Des Moines View
Sat 07/25/2015 8:00am Chris Christie at Des Moines Farmers Market Chris Christie Des Moines Farmers Market Des Moines View
Sat 06/06/2015 9:15am Des Moines Farmers Market Walk Ben Carson Des Moines Farmers Market Des Moines View
Sat 01/30/2016 7:00pm Des Moines Canvass Launch Martin O'Malley Des Moines Field Office Des Moines View
Mon 02/01/2016 3:30pm Final Canvass Shift Launch Martin O'Malley Des Moines Field Office Des Moines View
Thu 01/14/2016 2:00pm Des Moines Register Editorial Board Martin O'Malley Des Moines Register Des Moines View
Mon 02/01/2016 9:00pm Stand with Rand Victory Party Rand Paul Des Moines Scottish Rite Consistory Des Moines View
Sun 12/27/2015 4:30pm STAR PAC New Foreign Policy Leadership Forum Martin O'Malley Des Moines Social Club, 2nd Floor Des Moines View
Fri 07/17/2015 10:00am O'Malley Des Moines County Meet and Greet Martin O'Malley Digger's Rest Coffeehouse Burlington View
Thu 11/19/2015 12:00pm Cedar County Lunch Rick Santorum Ditto' Grill Stanwood View
Wed 04/08/2015 7:30pm Book Signing Rick Santorum Divine Treasures Des Moines View
Sat 03/21/2015 6:00pm Pottawattamie County Democratic Fundraiser Martin O'Malley Dixie Quick's Council Bluffs View
Mon 01/25/2016 7:00pm Pottawattamie County Republican Party Town Hall Carly Fiorina Dixie Quicks Restaurant Council Bluffs View
Tue 09/01/2015 2:30pm DK Plastics tour Rick Santorum DK Plastics Archer View
Wed 11/18/2015 5:15pm WhoTV Health Care Town Hall Meeting Bobby Jindal DMACC Ankeny Campus, Building 6 Auditorium Ankeny View

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